St. Jerome’s Parish – Jerome, Idaho
Congratulations to Council #8780 – St. Jerome Parish – Jerome, Idaho on the 36th Anniversary of their founding on September 1, 1984.
Here’s a look back on September 1, 1984.:
Pope: Saint John Paull II
President: Ronald Reagan
Governor: John V. Evans
Population of Idaho: 994,046
Super Bowl Champion: Los Angeles Raiders
World Series Champion: Baltimore Orioles
NBA Champion: Boston Celtics
Stanley Cup Champions: Edmonton Oilers
Time Magazine Cover
Other Headlines for September 1
Today in History – September 1 – VIDEO
- 1864 – Atlanta Falls to Union Forces
On August 28, 1864, Union Army General William Tecumseh Sherman lays siege to Atlanta, Georgia, a critical Confederate hub, shelling civilians and cutting off supply lines.
- 1939 – Germany Invades Poland Starting World War II
At 4:45 a.m., September 1, 1939, some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory.
- 1954 – The movie “Rear Window” is released
Rear Window is an American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich’s 1942 short story “It Had to Be Murder”.
- 1972 – Bobby Fischer becomes the first American to win the World Chess Championship
On September 1, 1972, in what’s billed as the “Match of the Century,” American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeats Russian Boris Spassky during the World Chess Championship in Reykjavik, Iceland.
- 1985 – Wreck of the Titanic found
Seventy-three years after it sunk to the North Atlantic ocean floor, a joint U.S.-French expedition locates the wreck of the RMS Titanic.
- 1998 – Federal Legislation Makes Airbags Mandatory
On September 1, 1998, the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 finally goes into effect.
Famous Births for September 1
- 1923 –Rocky Marciano (1923-1969, Aged 45) – Brockton, Massachusetts
American Heavyweight Boxer
American boxer undefeated world heavyweight champion 1952-56.
Related Article: Rocky Marciano won because his mother prayed Rosary
- 1933 – Conway Twitty (1933-1993, Aged 59) – Friars Point, Mississippi
American Country Music Singer
Recorded fifty-five singles that reached #1, including “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and “Hello Darlin.'” He was inducted into the Country Music and Rockabilly Halls of Fame.
Daily Readings for September 1, 2020
- Reading 1, First Corinthians 2:10-16
- Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 145:8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 13-14
- Gospel, Luke 4:31-37
Daily Readings Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78-0IE50_6Q